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You’ll be cheating yourself if you only use your emotions to judge, because they’re driven by the false alarm part. You’ll need good old-fashioned reason. If you are not actually in measurable, imminent danger and threat of harm to your person, you’re at the wrong end! Don’t forget, even getting out …

The following factors have been found to be related to the presence of suicidal behaviour. No single risk factor can be used to fully assess risk. 􀀀 Threats to hurt or kill self 􀀀 Previous suicide attempts 􀀀 Searching for means of suicide (pills, weapons, or other methods) 􀀀 Preoccupation with death …

  Depression consist of the following symptoms : loss of energy, loss of activities and in life, sadness, loss of appetite and weight, difficulty concentrating, feeling hopeless, social withdrawal, irritability and suicidal thoughts. Clinical Depression varies from mild, moderate or severe. WHA …

Tell yourself you are having a flashback and that this is okay and very normal in people who have experienced trauma. Remind yourself that the worst is over – it happened in the past, but it is not happening now. “That was then, and this is now”. The „child‟ or traumatised person inside you is givin …

ANXIETY : Self help How to worry constructively About 39% of the things you worry about never actually come to pass. An additional 32% of the things you worry about have already happened. A further 21% of your worries are over insignificant trivialities. That leaves 9% for important matters where yo …

After the devastating discovery that your partner has been cheating on you, it can sometimes feel as if it isn’t worth the effort it’s going to take to rebuild your marriage. Sometimes you wonder whether you’d be better off cutting your losses and ending the marriage now. Unfortunately, there is bou …

THE BODY IS THE TEMPLE The body is the place where mind happens – including consciousness, sensations, thoughts, feelings, behaviour, and spirituality. You live and breathe as a miraculous, thinking, feeling manifestation of the loving and intelligent energy which literally re-creates the universe e …

DIE TEMPEL IS DIE LIGGAAM Die liggaam is waar jou gemoedslewe – bewussyn, sensasies, gedagtes, gevoelens, gedrag en geloof – gebeur. Jy stap inderdaad letterlik rond as „n wonderbaarlike, lewende, denkende, voelende manifestasie van die volmaakte liefdevolle Intelligensie wat die heelal elke sekonde …

Symptoms Depression can change or distort the way you see yourself, your life, and those around you. People who have depression usually see everything with a more negative attitude, unable to imagine that any problem or situation can be solved in a positive way. Symptoms of depression can include: • …

A MEANINGFUL LIFE THE SIX CORE PRINCIPLES OF ACCEPTANCE AND COMMITMENT THERAPY (ACT): 1. DEFUSION Recognizing thoughts, images, and memories for what they are – just words and pictures – and allowing them to come and go as they please, without fighting them, running from them, or giving them more at …

What Happens When You Have a Panic Attack It’s More Than Being Scared Having a panic attack. Your body’s “fight or flight” response kicks into high gear. It can seem to come from nowhere — maybe as you walk down the street or do the laundry. It can even wake you out of a sound sleep. There’s often …

When You’re Worried About How Much You Worry These disorders come in many forms, like a panicked feeling in social situations or constant anxiety about your health, your job, or your family. If you can’t seem to shake something like this, talk to your doctor. She can work with you to figure out what …

  How Much Is Too Much? Anxiety is part of life — we all feel it from time to time. When you do, there are a few things you can try to help calm your emotions. If you feel anxious often and nothing seems to help, talk with your doctor about other ways to manage it. Exercise You don’t have to t …

The Line Between Conscientious and Neurotic The pressure to be perfect can be a source of motivation or a source of great anxiety. My son Josiah is on the freshman football team at his high school. He had his first game of the season on Wednesday. For almost a week leading up to that game, he was vi …

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